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PlayMonster taps Wind Sun Sky to develop animated Snap Ships series

The global toy company Playmonster has teamed up with the award-winning entertainment company, Wind Sun Sky to develop a new animated series based on the firm’s recently launched Snap Ships brand. The series will be developed for streaming on YouTube. Season one of the series, Snap Ships: Dawn of Battle …

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PlayMonster appoints Jeff Freeman to VP of global operations at a “very exciting growth period” for the firm

PlayMonster has appointed Jeff Freeman to the role of vice president of global operations effective immediately. The latest move comes hot on the heels of the recent appointment of Tim Kilpin to the position of president at the US toy firm. Freeman is a veteran senior level business management and …

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PlayMonster introduces Snap Ships – “the biggest launch in the company’s history”

PlayMonster has billed it “the biggest launch in the company’s history,” marking the arrival of its new line of building toys for the US market called Snap Ships – a range of collectable and versatile modular building toys that has kids building – and battling – a line-up of spacecrafts. …

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PlayMonster names industry heavyweight Tim Kilpin as its new president

The US toy firm, PlayMonster has appointed the industry heavyweight, Tim Kilpin as its new president with immediate effect. Kilpin is recognised as a leader  within the toy and children’s entertainment industry for over 35 years, for having set brand strategies and creative direction for many of the world’s most …

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PlayMonster secures Spirograph brand in major acquisition of Kahootz Toys

The US toy firm PlayMonster has acquired the assets of the arts and crafts toy company Kahootz Toys, including licensed rights to the iconic Spirograph and Play-Doh. The move has been cited as the latest big step in solidifying PlayMonster’s growth as a multi-category toy and game company. Through the …

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PlayMonster taps industry vet Richard Gill for VP International role among global expansion plans

PlayMonster has welcomed toy industry veteran, Richard Gill to its line-up of specialists, tapping the former co-owner of McGill Assocs for the role of VP International – or Chief Explorer Monster. Gill brings over 30 years of experience to his new role, and will use that to develop and lead …

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PlayMonster acquired by Audax

PlayMonster is a designer, manufacturer and marketer of games and toys. The firm’s portfolio consists of brands for both children and adults and includes the likes of Yeti in My Spaghetti, 5 Second Rule, My Fairy Garden and Relative Insanity.

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PlayMonster acquires Interplay UK

The Wisconsin-based PlayMonster has now acquired Interplay’s operations and full brand portfolio in an opportunity to ‘build on the natural fit between the two companies and create synergy through complementary brands.’

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